In the midst of the Corona-virus outbreak posing a potential threat, we have to hold fast to certain precautionary measures to guard ourselves while stepping into the vehicle or car or while heading to purchase certain household basics if there should be an occurrence of a crisis. Besides practicing social distancing and self isolation,there are several other things that an individual needs to know and take care of.
Let us have a look at a few safety tips that each one of us ought to follow to protect our cars from Corona-virus spread.
Safety Tips to protect your car from COVID-19
- Sanitize your hands
Before you embark on the task to sanitize your car,make sure that you have sanitized your hands.By this we mean,doing the basic practices like washing your hands routinely with a sanitizer and not contacting your eyes/mouth/nose with your hands.
- Sanitize the common touch points of the car
Start with the outer touch points of the car and sanitize it well using an alcohol based sanitizer. Clean the door handles,car key,steering wheels,touchscreen,Air Conditioner vent as these are few of the most common areas prone to germs.
- Wear gloves as a precaution
Having a clean car is very important.Ensure that you wear gloves before giving a clean to your car.
- Keep sanitizer and tissue in the car
The most important thing you need to take care of while travelling on your car is to keep tissues and sanitizer with you or in the car.
- Try to travel alone without any chauffeur & family member
If at all possible,try to travel alone in your car without a driver or a chauffeur or any other family member.Avoid having multiple in your car,as the Corona-virus has a very high tendency to spread in a confined space like a car.
- Avoid taking your car to crowded places
Avoid taking your car to crowded places and also ensure that if you happen to visit a petrol pump, don’t go too close to the fuel attendant and if possible wear a mask.
Ensure that you follow the above mentioned simple safety tips to beat this novel coronavirus from entering into your car.